Thursday, August 30, 2018
IWF concluded with a successful note, showcasing once again brilliance in the woodworking industry. IWF is where industry professionals find the educational opportunities that allow them to help their companies improve products, work efficiently, expand to new markets and become more profitable. The show echoed vibrant tones of positivity all around, showcasing innovation and top trends from all corners of the show floor. Clearly, the industry is embracing a digital future. In the words of the exhibitors, IWF is clearly a place to be, keeping up with the evolution of the industry.
Over 30,000 industry professionals have been attending the largest IWF since 2008 with over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing thousands of products. Companies are sending their key decision-makers from all 50 states and over 80 foreign countries to see the best in product innovation, technology, material advancement and design.
The Challengers Award were selected from 23 finalists. The list is as follows:
Doucet Machineries’ ALYX
Eagle Machinery & Supply’s EagleEye Talon Vision Saw
LignoLoc from Fasco America
Felder Group USA’s Format-4 creator 950
Product Coach by RSA Solutions
SCM’s Morbidelli p200 CNC router
Shaper Tools’ new Shaper Origin